Robin DiAngelo

Dr. DiAngelo is Affiliate Associate Professor of Education at the University of Washington. She is a two-time winner of the Student’s Choice Award for Educator of the Year at the University of Washington’s School of Social Work. She has numerous publications and books. Her book, Is Everybody Really Equal?: An Introduction to Key Concepts in Critical Social Justice Education (co-written with Özlem Sensoy), received both the American Educational Studies Association Critics’ Choice Book Award (2012) and the Society of Professors of Education Book Award (2018). In 2011 she coined the term White Fragility in an academic article that influenced the international dialogue on race. Her book, White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard For White People To Talk About Racism, was released in June of 2018 and debuted on the New York Times Bestseller List. In addition to her academic work, Dr. DiAngelo has been a consultant and trainer for over 20 years on issues of racial and social justice. She has worked with a wide range of organizations including private, non-profit, and governmental.

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